Marcfirst Board of Directors

OFFICERS
Jeff Mercier (President)
BOPI
Sam Lewis (Vice President)
PrideStaff
Todd Nelson (Treasurer)
Comprehensive Prosthetics and Orthopedics
Cheryl Surratt (Secretary)
Heartland Community College (Retiree)
DIRECTORS
Timothy Longfellow
Illinois State University
Rachel Sklamberg
Country Financial
Angie Prang
Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center
Jeff Aaberg
State Farm (Retiree)
Anand Bhende
Horace Mann
Karen Huber
Hearland Community College
Brian Pihl
Bloomington-Normal Marriott
Cindy Wegner
McLean County Nursing Home
Jeff Tarter
Tarter Construction
Rod Weigelman
Soy Capital Bank and Trust
Virginia Jordan-Benson
State Farm


Leadership Team

Laura Furlong &45; CEO

Laura Furlong (CEO)

Laura is the Chief Executive Officer at Marcfirst where she has worked since 1993, beginning in Human Resources and Data Management. Laura has her MBA from Illinois State University. Laura serves on many local and statewide policy development committees for Human Services and enjoys giving people with disabilities and their families the opportunity to tell their stories. Involvement in her community is very important to Laura and giving people with disabilities the opportunity to be fully engaged in their communities through their work, neighborhoods and civic engagement is important in all that she does!

(309) 451-8888 ext. 225

laurafurlong@marcfirst.org

Senior Vice President Residential and Quality Assurance
Mary Riddle
(309) 451-8888 ext. 264
maryriddle@marcfirst.org
Senior Vice President of Day Programs and Education
Michael Predmore
(309) 451-8888 ext. 248
michaelpredmore@marcfirst.org
Senior Vice President of Finance
Jolene Oakes
(309) 451-8888 ext. 256
joleneoakes@marcfirst.org
Vice President of Human Resources
Amber Rippy
(309) 451-8888 ext. 221
amberrippy@marcfirst.org
Vice President of Marketing and Development
Leni Kuntz
(309) 451-8888 ext. 258
lenikuntz@marcfirst.org
Vice President of Customized Employment and Grants
Anne Taylor
(309) 451-8888 ext. 238
annetaylor@marcfirst.org